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  • University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Calgary
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Essay question: If you could invite any artist (photographer or painter), dead or alive to do your portrait, who would you choose, and why?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"Should doctors make as much money as corporate CEOs?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Would you want to be a doctor if the pay was $30,000 per year?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"An ethical question--a crazy one that I'd never heard before that I was asked to give my response to in 20 seconds." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Met with a few interview counselors; re-read my essay and sketch; kept up with current events; knew a lot about the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and faculty were incredibly welcoming." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The faculty member interviewer was initially quite challenging, but softened up near the conclusion of the interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, not bad. This interview was the most stressful that I've had thus far (and I've had a few). The faculty member really tried to put the pressure on with some tough questions (to the point where the medical student looked a little shocked at his questions). " Report Response

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